Simple sponge

Perfect for a party!


A simple sponge perfect for any beginner bakers! 


Ingredients - Serves 8 Adults

  • 4 large eggs (ideally at room temperature)
  • 125g of caster sugar
  • 125g of self-raising flour
  • Strawberry or raspberry jam for filling
  • Icing sugar for dusting

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C / 400°F / Gas Mark 6.
  2. Place sugar in a bowl and whisk together with eggs over a pan of hot water for 10 minutes. Remove from the pan and continue whisking for 5 minutes.
  3. Gently fold in sieved flour, in about 4 lots.
  4. Pour sponge-cake mixture into 2 greased and floured cake tins.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven for approximately 20 minutes.
  6. When the sponges have cooled, spread the jam and put the sponges together.
  7. Using a sieve, dust the top with icing sugar. 

Serving Suggestions

Serve with fresh fruit

About this Recipe

Adapted from 101 Square Meals

Simple sponge
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Serves

8 Adults

8 Adults

Preparation Time

20 Minutes

20 Minutes

Cooking Time

20 Minutes

20 Minutes

Utensils Needed

Medium Cake Tin, Mixing Bowl, Saucepan, Sieve, Wooden Spoon, Whisk

Medium Cake TinMixing BowlSaucepanSieveWooden SpoonWhisk
1/8 of this recipe contains
Energy
702kj
166kcal
8%
Fat
2.5g
4%
Saturates
0.7g
3%
Sugars
17g
19%
Salt
0.2g
3%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (54g)
Energy1300Kj 702Kj
308Kcal 166Kcal
Fat4.6g 2.5g
(of which saturates)1.3g 0.7g
Carbohydrate57g 31g
(of which sugars)31g 17g
Fibre1.9g 1g
Protein8.6g 4.7g
Salt0.4g 0.2g

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